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Getting Started

This Research Guide supports Marquette University's academic program in Peace Studies by providing ready access to the rich resources in Raynor Memorial Libraries on the subject.  The Guide also fosters the activities of Marquette's Center for Peacemaking.

The Quick Fixes below are links to resources frequently used by faculty and students in the program on Justice and Peace.

Explore the field with these Gateways

  • Peacebuilding Database (PB Database)
    A great site -- with links organized around the areas of:
       • Humanitarian & Development Assistance
       • Security Assistance & Peace Operations
       • Diplomacy, Conflict Resolution, & Reconciliation
       • Human Rights and Justice
       • Interagency and Cross-Sectoral Coordination
       • New Research On Peace and Conflict
    From the Peacebuilding, Development and Security Program at the University of Calgary and the Centre for Strategic and Military Studies.
  • Links to Web Sites Pertaining to Peace, War, and Social Conflict
    From the Peace & Conflict Studies Program at Swarthmore College.

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A New Academic Program at MU

The Interdisciplinary Major in Peace Studies was approved in 2011.  The major and minor have become popular.


Center for Peacemaking at MU

The Mission

The Marquette University Center for Peacemaking empowers the university and the wider community to explore together the necessary skills to become informed, spiritually-centered, nonviolent peacemakers. Rooted in the Ignatian charism, the center fosters an awakening to the holistic relationship of scholarship, spirituality, nonviolent living, and the active struggle for peace and justice.  Click here to visit the Center's Web site.

Related Organizations at MU

Among the 250+ registered student organizations on campus, there are almost two dozen that actively pursue aims of community service and/or social awareness. 

Study Groups at MU

  • Undergraduate Nonviolence Study Group
    See below: Contact Information for Student Organizations
  • Faculty and Graduate Student Nonviolence Stude Group
    For more information email

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